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    • 1978

    Stamp commemorating the Swedish chemist, Svante Arrhenius (1859-1927), whose portrait is featured on the stamp. Arrhenius is considered by some to be the father of physical chemistry and won the 1903 Nobel Prize in…

    • 1977

    While celebrating its centenary in 1977, the Royal Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain shared honors with English Nobel Prize winners in chemistry and physics. This stamp commemorates Derek Barton's receipt of the…

    • 1977

    While celebrating its centenary in 1977, the Royal Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain shared honors with English Nobel prize winners in chemistry and physics. This stamp commemorates W. N. Haworth's receipt of the…

    • 1973-Jun-10

    Cachet, semipostal stamp, and postmark depict Louis Pasteur. A semipostal stamp is a postage stamp issued to raise money for a particular purpose (such as a charitable cause) and sold at a premium over the postal value.

    • 1973-Jun-10

    Semipostal stamps commemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Louis Pasteur. Includes two postmarks depicting Pasteur, with Pasteur also featured on the first day of issue cancel. A semipostal stamp is a postage…

    • 1973-Jun-10

    Cachet, semipostal stamp, and postmark depict Louis Pasteur. A semipostal stamp is a postage stamp issued to raise money for a particular purpose (such as a charitable cause) and sold at a premium over the postal value.

    • 1972

    Stamp depicts French chemist and microbiologist Louis Pasteur, along with boy receiving rabies vaccination, livestock, and chemical apparatuses.

    • 1971

    Cachet, semipostal stamp, and postmark feature a portrait of the chemist, François Auguste Victor Grignard. The cachet and stamp also depict the apparatus Grignard used to produce the Grignard reaction, a new method for…

    • 1966-Sep-07

    Friedrich August Kekule von Stradonitz was a German organic and theoretical chemist, whose most famous work was determining the structure of benzene. The FDC features Kekule on the cachet, a postmark depicting the…

    • 1958

    Cachet and stamp depict Claude-Louis Berthollet. Cachet includes text describing Berthollet's contributions to water purification.

    • 1955-Oct-09

    Stamp depicts Leo Hendrik Baekeland, a Belgian chemist who invented Bakelite (polyoxybenzylmethylenglycolanhydride) in 1907. Bakelite was an inexpensive, versatile, and popular plastic, which marked the beginning of the…

    • 1955-Mar-07

    On March 7, 1955, France issued a set of six stamps under the theme "Famous Inventors." One of these stamps featured Sainte-Claire Deville who created metallic aluminum in 1855. Stamp depicts modern uses of aluminum…